The Summer Olympic Games have been around since the 1896 Games in Athens, Greece. Since then, the United States have won a total of 929 gold medals, while China has only won a total of 163 gold medals. Though China received the most gold medals in the 2008 Summer Olympics, the total amount is still far from the amount of medals received by the United States …
SHANGHAI (AP) — Walt Disney Co. and its Shanghai partner broke ground last Friday for a long-awaited theme park that Disney hopes will draw legions
A multimedia visual presentation of the various Asian communities accompanied by symphony music. Pianist Joel Fan will
NEW YORK (AP) — Public attitudes toward immigration are put to the test on the latest episode of a news–reality
PARIS (AP) — Famed fashion designer John Galliano raged against a couple at a Paris cafe with threats, expletives, and a remark referring to the man’s
On a mobile camera in a Paris cafe, an enraged Galliano was seen having a heated conversation with a couple who were Asian and Jewish, according to witnesses.
People who celebrate the Lunar New Year have a lot to look forward to in the Year of the Rabbit. 2011 is a rarity in the 12 zodiac animals. While the Chinese
We all prefer or avoid certain foods. Such behavior can probably be traced to our childhood when we were first introduced to foods that made lasting impressions. These foods often trigger a flood of memories. For example, French author Marcel Proust rhapsodizes about the madeleines (cookies) that he ate when he was a little boy.
TOKYO (AP) — Yohji Yamamoto Inc., a fashion house famous for its austere black designer clothes, filed for bankruptcy protection on Oct. 9, a victim of slumping sales as Japanese women turn to cheaper casual outfits during a prolonged economic downturn.
BANGKOK (AP) — On Sept. 10, An environmental activist group accused Myanmar’s ruling military junta of hiding about $4.8 billion in unreported earnings from natural gas projects with foreign oil companies in overseas banks.